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2017/11/06 | Leora Joy
'XConfessions' Film Review: Let's Talk about Lust 
The popularity of Erika Lust's 'XConfessions' — short erotic films made by a woman for women — at the recent Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taipei shows the time is now to open a conversation about how women engage with pornography.
2017/05/12 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: U-GYM, The Portable Deep Massager from Taiwan
Lack of restoration and maintenance after working out can lead to serious injuries, and Taiwan startup U-GYM is aiming to help in maintaining daily health care.
2017/01/17 | Mark Caltonhill
The Hunt for Chou Doufu and other Taiwanese Food in London
After spending two decades in Taiwan, three years ago TOPICS contributor Mark Caltonhill returned to live in the UK. Within weeks, he was missing “three-cups” slow cooking, kongxin cai (空心菜), and perhaps most of all, stinky tofu (臭豆腐). Here is his report.
Japan's Teen Surf Queen Braving Sea Monsters
Japan's top female surfer combines lightning speed and seemingly effortless grace.
2017/07/15 | Wei Zhou
Why Aren’t China’s Beloved ‘Minsu’ Making Money?
Despite benefitting stressed city dwellers and cash-strapped rural communities, the country’s budget inns have trouble staying afloat.
2017/04/24 | Sarah Lee Stones
Instagram Snaps of Japanese Foods You May Not Have Heard Of
While most people are familiar with sushi and Japanese sweet potato, there are a lot of more adventurous Japanese foods out there. If you're looking to try something new and exciting, Japan has plenty to offer.
2017/04/23 | Deng Jian
Video Game Taps China’s Disaffected Urban Youth
Nostalgic Stardew Valley lets Chinese gamers find meaning through chopping wood and growing vegetables, writes Deng Jian.
2017/04/17 | FORTUNE
Japan Faces Dire Potato-Chip Crunch
Japan's potato harvest has fallen short, forcing chip makers to halt production.
2017/05/18 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: Pointimize, the Startup Making it Easy to Use Your Credit Card Rewards for Travel
'What we want to do is compile all the information on what hotels and flights you can redeem with your credit card reward points,' says Keith Wang, co-founder and CEO of Pointimize.
2017/02/28 | TNL Staff
Pizza Hut and Politics Detract from Somber Day in Taiwan
For many in Taiwan, February 28 is a day to reflect on the country’s brutal history, but the somber occasion has been marred by distractions this year.
2017/02/14 | Mo Tz-pin
Valentine's Day: 'Crush this Love Capitalism'
'Religious overtones have been twisted and turned into a vehicle to make money.'
2017/12/29 | William Yang
PHOTO STORY: Tainan's Architecture is Something Special
Tainan's focus on preserving its traditional Taiwanese architecture is a beacon of hope in an ocean of soulless modernity.